Port Angeles woman’s artwork to grace lighthouse wine

Julie Senf

Julie Senf

SEQUIM — Julie Senf of Port Angeles is the winner of the New Dungeness Light Station Association’s inaugural photo and art contest.

Senf’s painting, “Dungeness Lighthouse,” was selected from 40 entries, including both photographs and paintings, and is the featured artwork on the label of the association’s first wine release, The Keeper.

The wine, a 2016 sauvignon blanc produced exclusively for the association by Wind Rose Cellars in Sequim, is now available at Wind Rose and local retailers.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of The Keeper will be donated to the light station association for the maintenance and upkeep of the lighthouse.

Name meant to honor ‘keepers’

The name of the wine is meant to honor the men and women who historically were charged with “keeping,” or making certain that the lights in all lighthouses remained lit at all times.

A wine release party is planned from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Wind Rose Cellars, 143 W. Washington St., Sequim.

The Keeper will be available for tasting and sale, and light station association volunteers will be available to explain how to win a week living at the lighthouse, how to volunteer to help maintain the lighthouse and how to become a member of the association.

Senf will be present, and a book containing all of the entries will be available for viewing.

The lighthouse property and buildings are maintained and operated by the nonprofit association without any public federal, state or local funds.

Port Angeles woman’s artwork to grace lighthouse wine

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